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Re: Seeking Ellis Island manifest #general

Zev Griner <zgriner@...>
 

On the 'Certificate of Arrival' or 'Petition for Naturalization', it
should state exactly what name he used when he came, in addition to
the arrival information you cited. When you find the Ellis Island
entry, you should then find the 'Certificate of Arrival' number and
it's date written in the entry.

Zev Griner
GRINER,PANCER,BAUM/BOJM,ZAJDEL (Tomaszow Lubelski, Zamosc, Jarczow)

On his USA 'Petition for Naturalization', he states that he first arrived
in the Port of New York sailing >from Hamburg, Germany on the 1st December
1906 having sailed on the 'Graf Waldersee' vessel. I am wondering if there
would be another means of finding out any information as to the
whereabouts of his manifest.
snip...


Bratslav #ukraine

rieverjohn@...
 

Hi All,
does anyone have knowledge of Brat(t)slav, Podolia in Ukraine.
My wifes father, his siblings and mother left there in roughly
1900 and came to England. Preceded earlier by his father who I
believe deserted >from the Russian army. Unfortunately we do not
know what their Jewish surname was, the family took the name
Welsh. They settled in Newcastle on Tyne.
Learning something of the place they lived in would go some way
to understanding their origins.

John Robson
Buckinghamshire
England


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Re: Seeking Ellis Island manifest #general

Zev Griner <zgriner@...>
 

On the 'Certificate of Arrival' or 'Petition for Naturalization', it
should state exactly what name he used when he came, in addition to
the arrival information you cited. When you find the Ellis Island
entry, you should then find the 'Certificate of Arrival' number and
it's date written in the entry.

Zev Griner
GRINER,PANCER,BAUM/BOJM,ZAJDEL (Tomaszow Lubelski, Zamosc, Jarczow)

On his USA 'Petition for Naturalization', he states that he first arrived
in the Port of New York sailing >from Hamburg, Germany on the 1st December
1906 having sailed on the 'Graf Waldersee' vessel. I am wondering if there
would be another means of finding out any information as to the
whereabouts of his manifest.
snip...


Ukraine SIG #Ukraine Bratslav #ukraine

rieverjohn@...
 

Hi All,
does anyone have knowledge of Brat(t)slav, Podolia in Ukraine.
My wifes father, his siblings and mother left there in roughly
1900 and came to England. Preceded earlier by his father who I
believe deserted >from the Russian army. Unfortunately we do not
know what their Jewish surname was, the family took the name
Welsh. They settled in Newcastle on Tyne.
Learning something of the place they lived in would go some way
to understanding their origins.

John Robson
Buckinghamshire
England


Alternate Immigration Modes?? Bernstein from Brest-Litovsk, Siegel from Kapyl #belarus

llward3@...
 

I am working on genealogy of my wife's family, and having much
difficulty finding the immigration of most of her Belarus ancestors on
the Ellis Island site. For instance, the family of Morris and Esther
(Appelbom) BERNSTEIN and their sons Jacob (born 1895), Louis (born
1903), and Samuel, all said to have immigrated in the early 1900's and
indeed living in Brooklyn. All >from Brest-Litovsk,Grodno, Minsk,
Belarus. Louis, specifically, told his grandson that he came here via
Ellis Island in 1917 with his mother. Yet, despite trying all
permutations, I have been unable to find any of them.
I am having similar trouble with the SIEGEL family >from
Kapyl,Slutsk,Minsk, Belarus (Morris, born 1793, and his mother "Bayle".
Yet other families I find easily. Is there some possible explanation,
i.e. alternate pathways, that would make these Jewish families hard to
trace even though they stated they came through Ellis Island?
Thanks!

Larry Ward


Belarus SIG #Belarus Alternate Immigration Modes?? Bernstein from Brest-Litovsk, Siegel from Kapyl #belarus

llward3@...
 

I am working on genealogy of my wife's family, and having much
difficulty finding the immigration of most of her Belarus ancestors on
the Ellis Island site. For instance, the family of Morris and Esther
(Appelbom) BERNSTEIN and their sons Jacob (born 1895), Louis (born
1903), and Samuel, all said to have immigrated in the early 1900's and
indeed living in Brooklyn. All >from Brest-Litovsk,Grodno, Minsk,
Belarus. Louis, specifically, told his grandson that he came here via
Ellis Island in 1917 with his mother. Yet, despite trying all
permutations, I have been unable to find any of them.
I am having similar trouble with the SIEGEL family >from
Kapyl,Slutsk,Minsk, Belarus (Morris, born 1793, and his mother "Bayle".
Yet other families I find easily. Is there some possible explanation,
i.e. alternate pathways, that would make these Jewish families hard to
trace even though they stated they came through Ellis Island?
Thanks!

Larry Ward


Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe ( YIVO) #southafrica

Balden <balden@...>
 

This new on-line Encyclopedia >from YIVO of the Jews in Eastern Europe
was sent to me and I am forwarding the URL to all SA SIG members
for your interest.

Click on the underneath site:

http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/

Beryl Baleson
balden@zahav.net.il


South Africa SIG #SouthAfrica Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe ( YIVO) #southafrica

Balden <balden@...>
 

This new on-line Encyclopedia >from YIVO of the Jews in Eastern Europe
was sent to me and I am forwarding the URL to all SA SIG members
for your interest.

Click on the underneath site:

http://www.yivoencyclopedia.org/

Beryl Baleson
balden@zahav.net.il


Seeking Ellis Island manifest #general

Eva Blanket
 

On numerous occasions, I have been desperately searching, for my great-uncle
Henry HERMAN/N's (or possibly Chaim HERMAN/N) original ship's manifest on
the Ellis Island Database but cannot find it at all. He originated from
Bereg county in Austro-Hungary.

On his USA 'Petition for Naturalization', he states that he first arrived
in the Port of New York sailing >from Hamburg, Germany on the 1st December,
1906 having sailed on the 'Graf Waldersee' vessel. I am wondering if there
would be another means of finding out any information as to the whereabouts
of his manifest. As I live in Australia and are unable to go to the Ellis
Island Archives, I am wondering if they would have other details that are
not on the computer database?

After a few years in New York, Henry did travel back to his original country
and arrived again in New York in 1912.....I was able to find this manifest
but it is the original one that I would like to get.

Any assistance or thoughts would be much appreciated.

Eva BLANKET
Sydney, Australia

Searching:
DAVIDOVI/TS/C - Szinevir + Chust, Ukraine formerly Czechoslovakia
HERMAN/N - Nisni (Also) Verecky/Nisni Vorota, Ukraine formerly
Czechoslovakia
WEIS/S - Talamas + Hukliva (Zugo), Ukraine formerly Czechoslovakia
BLANK/ET/IET - Lodz + environs, POLAND


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Seeking Ellis Island manifest #general

Eva Blanket
 

On numerous occasions, I have been desperately searching, for my great-uncle
Henry HERMAN/N's (or possibly Chaim HERMAN/N) original ship's manifest on
the Ellis Island Database but cannot find it at all. He originated from
Bereg county in Austro-Hungary.

On his USA 'Petition for Naturalization', he states that he first arrived
in the Port of New York sailing >from Hamburg, Germany on the 1st December,
1906 having sailed on the 'Graf Waldersee' vessel. I am wondering if there
would be another means of finding out any information as to the whereabouts
of his manifest. As I live in Australia and are unable to go to the Ellis
Island Archives, I am wondering if they would have other details that are
not on the computer database?

After a few years in New York, Henry did travel back to his original country
and arrived again in New York in 1912.....I was able to find this manifest
but it is the original one that I would like to get.

Any assistance or thoughts would be much appreciated.

Eva BLANKET
Sydney, Australia

Searching:
DAVIDOVI/TS/C - Szinevir + Chust, Ukraine formerly Czechoslovakia
HERMAN/N - Nisni (Also) Verecky/Nisni Vorota, Ukraine formerly
Czechoslovakia
WEIS/S - Talamas + Hukliva (Zugo), Ukraine formerly Czechoslovakia
BLANK/ET/IET - Lodz + environs, POLAND


Tracing William HIRSCH (HERSHKOVITZ) in Chicago, IL #general

Arnon Hershkovitz <arnonh@...>
 

Hello, Dear Colleagues!

I'm trying to trace my great-uncle's short life path in the US, of which
only little is known to us. William's descendants know nothing about his
life, therefore my current focus is only in finding documentation about him
and his two wives. This is what we know (AND WHAT WE MISS):

William (Zeev) Hirsch (originally HERSHKOVITZ) was born in 15 June 1886[1],
in Zikhron Yaakov (Israel), to the HERSHKOVITZ family who came 4 years
before that >from Galati, Romania, to settle in Palestine.

In the early 1900s, before 1908 (WHEN?), he immigrated, probably as a
single, to the USA via Egypt (probably Alexandria), and settled in Chicago,
Cook Co., IL.

In Chicago(?), before 1911 (WHEN?) he married Pauline nee HOFFMAN; in 1911,
their only child was born: Tillie. Pauline died when Tillie was a little
girl (WHEN?), and William re-married (WHEN?) Margarite.

William died in 10 May 1923[1] in Chicago.

We further know that in ~1908[2], after William convinced him, his brother
Jacob (b. 1879 in Galati, Romania) came to Chicago (via Alexandria), when he
was already married (to Miriam/Marie nee WEXLER) and with a little Boy
(Maurice); in Chicago, Jacob and Miriam's daughter was born, Tillie (in
1910).

I couldn't find William's (nor Jacob's) immigration records; I couldn't find
William's census entries (1910, 1920); nor could I find William's Marriage
Certificate, Pauline's Death Certificate.

Any help will be much appreciated.

Yours,
Arnon Hershkovitz, Israel
arnonh@tapuz.co.il

References:
[1] William's Death Certificate, Issued in Chicago, Cook Co., IL, 10 May
1923.
[2] 1920 US Federal Census, Chicago, Cook Co., IL


JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen Tracing William HIRSCH (HERSHKOVITZ) in Chicago, IL #general

Arnon Hershkovitz <arnonh@...>
 

Hello, Dear Colleagues!

I'm trying to trace my great-uncle's short life path in the US, of which
only little is known to us. William's descendants know nothing about his
life, therefore my current focus is only in finding documentation about him
and his two wives. This is what we know (AND WHAT WE MISS):

William (Zeev) Hirsch (originally HERSHKOVITZ) was born in 15 June 1886[1],
in Zikhron Yaakov (Israel), to the HERSHKOVITZ family who came 4 years
before that >from Galati, Romania, to settle in Palestine.

In the early 1900s, before 1908 (WHEN?), he immigrated, probably as a
single, to the USA via Egypt (probably Alexandria), and settled in Chicago,
Cook Co., IL.

In Chicago(?), before 1911 (WHEN?) he married Pauline nee HOFFMAN; in 1911,
their only child was born: Tillie. Pauline died when Tillie was a little
girl (WHEN?), and William re-married (WHEN?) Margarite.

William died in 10 May 1923[1] in Chicago.

We further know that in ~1908[2], after William convinced him, his brother
Jacob (b. 1879 in Galati, Romania) came to Chicago (via Alexandria), when he
was already married (to Miriam/Marie nee WEXLER) and with a little Boy
(Maurice); in Chicago, Jacob and Miriam's daughter was born, Tillie (in
1910).

I couldn't find William's (nor Jacob's) immigration records; I couldn't find
William's census entries (1910, 1920); nor could I find William's Marriage
Certificate, Pauline's Death Certificate.

Any help will be much appreciated.

Yours,
Arnon Hershkovitz, Israel
arnonh@tapuz.co.il

References:
[1] William's Death Certificate, Issued in Chicago, Cook Co., IL, 10 May
1923.
[2] 1920 US Federal Census, Chicago, Cook Co., IL


Mittel street in Lodz #lodz #poland

Orit Lavi
 

Hello friends

Mittel street appears 1,933 in Lodz ghetto database, under "residence
address".

It does not appear in the Lodz ghetto street database.
Therefore, I assume it was a street outside the ghetto.

I could not find the street in Lodz directories. Does anyone know
where the street was / is, and what its present name is?

Many thanks

Orit Lavi
Israel


Lodz Area Research Group #Lodz #Poland Mittel street in Lodz #poland #lodz

Orit Lavi
 

Hello friends

Mittel street appears 1,933 in Lodz ghetto database, under "residence
address".

It does not appear in the Lodz ghetto street database.
Therefore, I assume it was a street outside the ghetto.

I could not find the street in Lodz directories. Does anyone know
where the street was / is, and what its present name is?

Many thanks

Orit Lavi
Israel


LitvakSIG Luncheon - July 14 #lithuania

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>
 

There are fewer than three weeks left until the annual conference
begins.

This is a reminder that the LitvakSIG Luncheon will be held on
Wednesday, July 14. If you have not yet registered to attend our
luncheon, now is a great opportunity to do so. Just go to
www.jgsla.com and log in to update your registration by adding the
luncheon. This is a fee based item of $39.

Our luncheon speaker is Dr. Egle Bendikaite, a Research Fellow at
Lithuanian Institute of History and an Associate Professor of Jewish
History and Elementary Yiddish at Vilnius University, Lithuania, Yiddish
Institute. Her main fields of research are the History of Jewish Political
and Cultural Movements in Lithuania and History of Lithuanian Jewish
Migrations. She speaks Lithuanian, Russian, English and Yiddish. Egle is
the "LivakSIG's eyes and ears on the ground," supervising the Internal
Passport Project, and serves as an intermediary between the LitvakSIG
and Lithuanian archives and universities.

Dr. Bendikaite's talk is titled: Where is our Home? Lithuanian Jewish
Forced Migrations Before and After WWI.

The Jewish areas of settlement had been limited to the Pale of
Settlement since the final partition of Poland in 1795 and later
regulations in the 19th century Russian Empire. In May 1915, at the
beginning of WW I, the Russian Army ordered the mass expulsion of
Jews >from most of Kovno Gubernia. Most Jews were settled in
Yekaterinoslav (Southern Russia), Poltava, Mogilev and other provinces
in the depths of the Russian empire.

The long way back started right after the World War I and it was
different >from any other: Jews decided to return home of their own will,
while their Homeland was divided into several newly independent states
(including Vilna and other areas under Polish control). The paper
describes the difficulties faced by the Jews who decided to return to
the newly independent Lithuania after WWI, including arranging for
permission to enter the country, getting permanent documents and once
back in Lithuania, proving their rights of citizenship.

We look forward to breaking bread with you in Los Angeles.

Eden Joachim
VP & Treasurer
On behalf of the Board of Directors of LitvakSIG

esjoachim@optonline.net


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania LitvakSIG Luncheon - July 14 #lithuania

Eden Joachim <esjoachim@...>
 

There are fewer than three weeks left until the annual conference
begins.

This is a reminder that the LitvakSIG Luncheon will be held on
Wednesday, July 14. If you have not yet registered to attend our
luncheon, now is a great opportunity to do so. Just go to
www.jgsla.com and log in to update your registration by adding the
luncheon. This is a fee based item of $39.

Our luncheon speaker is Dr. Egle Bendikaite, a Research Fellow at
Lithuanian Institute of History and an Associate Professor of Jewish
History and Elementary Yiddish at Vilnius University, Lithuania, Yiddish
Institute. Her main fields of research are the History of Jewish Political
and Cultural Movements in Lithuania and History of Lithuanian Jewish
Migrations. She speaks Lithuanian, Russian, English and Yiddish. Egle is
the "LivakSIG's eyes and ears on the ground," supervising the Internal
Passport Project, and serves as an intermediary between the LitvakSIG
and Lithuanian archives and universities.

Dr. Bendikaite's talk is titled: Where is our Home? Lithuanian Jewish
Forced Migrations Before and After WWI.

The Jewish areas of settlement had been limited to the Pale of
Settlement since the final partition of Poland in 1795 and later
regulations in the 19th century Russian Empire. In May 1915, at the
beginning of WW I, the Russian Army ordered the mass expulsion of
Jews >from most of Kovno Gubernia. Most Jews were settled in
Yekaterinoslav (Southern Russia), Poltava, Mogilev and other provinces
in the depths of the Russian empire.

The long way back started right after the World War I and it was
different >from any other: Jews decided to return home of their own will,
while their Homeland was divided into several newly independent states
(including Vilna and other areas under Polish control). The paper
describes the difficulties faced by the Jews who decided to return to
the newly independent Lithuania after WWI, including arranging for
permission to enter the country, getting permanent documents and once
back in Lithuania, proving their rights of citizenship.

We look forward to breaking bread with you in Los Angeles.

Eden Joachim
VP & Treasurer
On behalf of the Board of Directors of LitvakSIG

esjoachim@optonline.net


Re: Book re Jewish Cemeteries, Database #lithuania

ralph <salinger@...>
 

Dear Friends,

First let me thanks the dozens of good folks who answered my first
request for information, I have done my best to give everyone a speedy
reply as your assistance is so much appreciated.

Thanks also to the comments here as they have added much to my knowledge of
the subject.

I hope to complete the first copy using all the material I have found on the
net within the next few weeks, I will be adding it to my Vilkaviskis web
site http://www.jewishvilkaviskis.org so that everyone can use it.
The second stage will be to obtain all the books that have been mentioned
here to make any corrections or additions that may be necessary.

Ralph Salinger

Kfar Ruppin


Lithuania SIG #Lithuania Re: Book re Jewish Cemeteries, Database #lithuania

ralph <salinger@...>
 

Dear Friends,

First let me thanks the dozens of good folks who answered my first
request for information, I have done my best to give everyone a speedy
reply as your assistance is so much appreciated.

Thanks also to the comments here as they have added much to my knowledge of
the subject.

I hope to complete the first copy using all the material I have found on the
net within the next few weeks, I will be adding it to my Vilkaviskis web
site http://www.jewishvilkaviskis.org so that everyone can use it.
The second stage will be to obtain all the books that have been mentioned
here to make any corrections or additions that may be necessary.

Ralph Salinger

Kfar Ruppin


GOLDBERG (GOULD);BERGER;GOODSTEIN /GUDSTEIN; /JAGODA /YAGODA;/LEVINE (LEWIS) 6/18/2010 #poland

Joan Parker <joanparker@...>
 

Dear fellow Plock researchers,

Here is the second email I said I would send after sending the email about
the names on the PMYIA Gate at Mt. Zion as well as having the picture of the
members of the PYMIA anniversary committee.Maybe this information will
ring a bell or two.

My family info is sketchy b/c I started so late...no one to really ask.
Fortunately I had information in the children's baby books and photo albums
that gave me a few clues here and there to start. What I do have I created
this "form" to use to post as needed and add to it as info becomes
available.

Sadly without enough information I have no idea when a name pops up if it is
or isn't my family. The only ones I can be sure about are the ones mentioned
in the small amount of family letters or found in what few US records of BMD
and Immigration I have managed to find.

I recently found the Jagoda/Yagoda on the application form for the 1897
marriage of Basha (sp) later known as Becky/Rebecca to Davis (later David)
GOLDBERG. Rebecca was GUDSTEIN on the application and both listed born in
Russ/Poland...sadly, no shtetl. Since this information is so new to me I
haven't been able to get more but my next task is to keep checking and see
what I can find. There is confusion about Rebecca's mother's first name as
Sura is on the application but maybe Rosie/Rachel on her burial card.
However, I need to do more checking as Rose/Rachel was married to Sam
(Simon) and there's more than one family member with that name as far as I
can tell.
GOLDBERG (GOULD);BERGER;GOODSTEIN/GUDSTEIN; JAGODA/YAGODA; LEVINE (LEWIS)

DAVID MEYER GOLDBERG b. circa 1874 (son of Schmuel-Americanized to Samuel,
his mother MARY BERGER both >from Russia or Poland) m. to REBECCA (Riefke)
GOODSTEIN b.circa 1878 (dtr of Shabtai-Americanized to Simon, her mother
Rachel/Rosie possibly Sura JAGODA (YAGODA?) both >from Russia or Poland.
Their father's names as per the headstones at Mt. Zion in Maspeth, NY. They
arrived in the US prior to 1897 as that is the year they were married in
NYCity. The four American-born children were: Theresa/Tess-1899,
Theodore-1900, Sadie, later Selma,-1902 and Irving later called Alan-1905
and an infant son Leon born in 1910 who died five months later.

Tess married Sid LEVINE (later LEWIS ) two children Harriet Shirley, called
Sandy and Melvin. Ted married Mae SIEGEL, one daughter Barbara, Selma
married Ernie PINKUS legally changed to PARKER 1933, two daughters, Lucille
and Joan. Alan married Roz SCHWARTZ two children Ellen and David. Both Teddy
and Alan changed last name to GOULD.

Gp David was ex-president of the Plotzker (another name for Plock) YMIA in
1933 in NY. I understand he was in real estate in Brooklyn, NY. Gp had a
brother Solomon or Samuel and Gm had a sister Hattie, but with Mt Zion going
on line I was able to locate more GOODSTEIN family in the Plotzker Young
Men's Association cemetery section. Other Goodsteins buried there are:
Herman (possibly Rebecca's sibling) married to Esther; Simon Goodstein who
is Rebecca's father married Rachel (Rosie or Sura) JAGODA/YAGODA who is
Rebecca's mother. Simon's tombstone carried the spelling of the surname:
Shabtai ben Moshe Tzvi GOTSHTEIN. Censuses indicate Warsaw, Poland and later
just Russia with arrival around 1890. A 1900 census shows a Charles
Goodstein, married to Fannie. One son, George and twin boys, Willie and
Harry. They do not appear to be buried in Mt. Zion, but SSDI shows that
Willie died in Pompano Beach, Florida and Harry in Hallandale, Florida.

There is a Levine referred to as a Pinkus connection, but it is unsure if it
is on the Pinkus side or not as Tess Goldberg married Sid Levine, later
Lewis. Did she meet him through her sister, my Goldberg mother, married to
Ernie Pinkus later Parker or a different Levine family? So far no answer.

I am in possession of the 1923 NYC wedding invitation list for my Aunt
Theresa Goldberg with a gold mine on the back...a hand written list of
invitees. Unfortunately, the invitations only specified Mr. and Mrs. XXX, no
first name. That is a shame as first names would have been great to have.

One set of 1923 names is: Mr/Mrs. S. BERGER and family 48 West 116 Street,
City. Mary (Mariam) Berger was married to Schmuel (Samuel?Simon?) Goldberg,
Gp David's parents per his death certificate. Maybe S. Berger is Mary's
brother or some other family member. Based on that at least I know now that
some part of the Berger family was in NY in 1923...and an address.

Also written on the list names of Goldbergs in Texas:
Mr. Sol Goldberg and Hyman Goldberg c/o what looks like Robt. J. Cohen
Galveston, Tex (maybe two brothers?). Mr. Joseph Sylvan Goldberg, or it
might be Mr. Joseph and Sylvan Goldberg Galveston, Tex The last two
letters of Sylvan look like "au" or more like "an." Not a clue as to when
they arrived, maybe NY and then into Texas as some point in their lives?

To be continued as more info is found....hopefully.

Regards to all,

Joanie

Joan Parker, President
JGS of Greater Miami, Inc.
joanparker@intergate.com
Searching: GOLDBERG, GOODSTEIN/GUDSTEIN (sp), BERGER, JAGODA/YAGODA-Plock,
Poland/Russia; Bronx and Brooklyn, NY; Galveston, TX.
PARKER, PINKUS/PINCUS, (GERSHKO-BERKOVNA) WINOGRAD, ROSEN-Brest, (Litovsk)
Belarus; Grodno, Russia; Bronx and Brooklyn, NY.
WEISS-Brooklyn, NY; NEIBERG-Brooklyn, NY; DEL PINO-Brooklyn, NY.
KATZ, TROCK, GELFAND, KRITZOFF-Berezen/Bresin, Kodima, Minsk, Belarus;
Bronx, NY, Miami and Miami Beach, FL.


JRI Poland #Poland GOLDBERG (GOULD);BERGER;GOODSTEIN /GUDSTEIN; /JAGODA /YAGODA;/LEVINE (LEWIS) 6/18/2010 #poland

Joan Parker <joanparker@...>
 

Dear fellow Plock researchers,

Here is the second email I said I would send after sending the email about
the names on the PMYIA Gate at Mt. Zion as well as having the picture of the
members of the PYMIA anniversary committee.Maybe this information will
ring a bell or two.

My family info is sketchy b/c I started so late...no one to really ask.
Fortunately I had information in the children's baby books and photo albums
that gave me a few clues here and there to start. What I do have I created
this "form" to use to post as needed and add to it as info becomes
available.

Sadly without enough information I have no idea when a name pops up if it is
or isn't my family. The only ones I can be sure about are the ones mentioned
in the small amount of family letters or found in what few US records of BMD
and Immigration I have managed to find.

I recently found the Jagoda/Yagoda on the application form for the 1897
marriage of Basha (sp) later known as Becky/Rebecca to Davis (later David)
GOLDBERG. Rebecca was GUDSTEIN on the application and both listed born in
Russ/Poland...sadly, no shtetl. Since this information is so new to me I
haven't been able to get more but my next task is to keep checking and see
what I can find. There is confusion about Rebecca's mother's first name as
Sura is on the application but maybe Rosie/Rachel on her burial card.
However, I need to do more checking as Rose/Rachel was married to Sam
(Simon) and there's more than one family member with that name as far as I
can tell.
GOLDBERG (GOULD);BERGER;GOODSTEIN/GUDSTEIN; JAGODA/YAGODA; LEVINE (LEWIS)

DAVID MEYER GOLDBERG b. circa 1874 (son of Schmuel-Americanized to Samuel,
his mother MARY BERGER both >from Russia or Poland) m. to REBECCA (Riefke)
GOODSTEIN b.circa 1878 (dtr of Shabtai-Americanized to Simon, her mother
Rachel/Rosie possibly Sura JAGODA (YAGODA?) both >from Russia or Poland.
Their father's names as per the headstones at Mt. Zion in Maspeth, NY. They
arrived in the US prior to 1897 as that is the year they were married in
NYCity. The four American-born children were: Theresa/Tess-1899,
Theodore-1900, Sadie, later Selma,-1902 and Irving later called Alan-1905
and an infant son Leon born in 1910 who died five months later.

Tess married Sid LEVINE (later LEWIS ) two children Harriet Shirley, called
Sandy and Melvin. Ted married Mae SIEGEL, one daughter Barbara, Selma
married Ernie PINKUS legally changed to PARKER 1933, two daughters, Lucille
and Joan. Alan married Roz SCHWARTZ two children Ellen and David. Both Teddy
and Alan changed last name to GOULD.

Gp David was ex-president of the Plotzker (another name for Plock) YMIA in
1933 in NY. I understand he was in real estate in Brooklyn, NY. Gp had a
brother Solomon or Samuel and Gm had a sister Hattie, but with Mt Zion going
on line I was able to locate more GOODSTEIN family in the Plotzker Young
Men's Association cemetery section. Other Goodsteins buried there are:
Herman (possibly Rebecca's sibling) married to Esther; Simon Goodstein who
is Rebecca's father married Rachel (Rosie or Sura) JAGODA/YAGODA who is
Rebecca's mother. Simon's tombstone carried the spelling of the surname:
Shabtai ben Moshe Tzvi GOTSHTEIN. Censuses indicate Warsaw, Poland and later
just Russia with arrival around 1890. A 1900 census shows a Charles
Goodstein, married to Fannie. One son, George and twin boys, Willie and
Harry. They do not appear to be buried in Mt. Zion, but SSDI shows that
Willie died in Pompano Beach, Florida and Harry in Hallandale, Florida.

There is a Levine referred to as a Pinkus connection, but it is unsure if it
is on the Pinkus side or not as Tess Goldberg married Sid Levine, later
Lewis. Did she meet him through her sister, my Goldberg mother, married to
Ernie Pinkus later Parker or a different Levine family? So far no answer.

I am in possession of the 1923 NYC wedding invitation list for my Aunt
Theresa Goldberg with a gold mine on the back...a hand written list of
invitees. Unfortunately, the invitations only specified Mr. and Mrs. XXX, no
first name. That is a shame as first names would have been great to have.

One set of 1923 names is: Mr/Mrs. S. BERGER and family 48 West 116 Street,
City. Mary (Mariam) Berger was married to Schmuel (Samuel?Simon?) Goldberg,
Gp David's parents per his death certificate. Maybe S. Berger is Mary's
brother or some other family member. Based on that at least I know now that
some part of the Berger family was in NY in 1923...and an address.

Also written on the list names of Goldbergs in Texas:
Mr. Sol Goldberg and Hyman Goldberg c/o what looks like Robt. J. Cohen
Galveston, Tex (maybe two brothers?). Mr. Joseph Sylvan Goldberg, or it
might be Mr. Joseph and Sylvan Goldberg Galveston, Tex The last two
letters of Sylvan look like "au" or more like "an." Not a clue as to when
they arrived, maybe NY and then into Texas as some point in their lives?

To be continued as more info is found....hopefully.

Regards to all,

Joanie

Joan Parker, President
JGS of Greater Miami, Inc.
joanparker@intergate.com
Searching: GOLDBERG, GOODSTEIN/GUDSTEIN (sp), BERGER, JAGODA/YAGODA-Plock,
Poland/Russia; Bronx and Brooklyn, NY; Galveston, TX.
PARKER, PINKUS/PINCUS, (GERSHKO-BERKOVNA) WINOGRAD, ROSEN-Brest, (Litovsk)
Belarus; Grodno, Russia; Bronx and Brooklyn, NY.
WEISS-Brooklyn, NY; NEIBERG-Brooklyn, NY; DEL PINO-Brooklyn, NY.
KATZ, TROCK, GELFAND, KRITZOFF-Berezen/Bresin, Kodima, Minsk, Belarus;
Bronx, NY, Miami and Miami Beach, FL.